The conference program covers several topics, see below. If you want to learn more about the speaker click on read more.

14:0014:15Virtual Waiting Room
14:1514:25Opening & Welcome
Pieter Hermans, CEO, Jakajima, Read more..
14:2514:50Marc de SmitMarc de Smit, R&D Engineer, Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR), on 'Development of Magnesium Laser Powder Bed Fusion to manufacture light-weight components for Aerospace applications', Read more..
14:5015:15ina ludwigIna Ludwig, Business Development Manager Aerospace & Metal Powder Researcher, Fraunhofer IAPT, on 'Increasing resource efficiency of aviation by innovative materials and bionic design for metal components made by additive manufacturing', Read more..
15:1515:40Coffee Break and networking, meet our Industry partners
15:4016:05nick cruchleyNick Cruchley, Advanced Research Engineer, MTC - Manufacturing Technology Centre, on 'Challenges of manufacturing an layout optimised Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion (EB-PBF) component for aerospace flight'
16:0516:30alejandro lopez Alejandro Lopez, EMEA Application Engineer, nTopology, on 'Next generation Design Software for 3D Printed Aerospace Components', Read more
16:3016:55Coffee Break and networking, meet our Industry partners
16:5517:20Harry KleijnenHarry Kleijnen, Senior Key Account Manager, Additive Industries, on 'Quality assurance with in-process monitoring in metal-AM Aerospace applications', Read more
17:2017:45Paolo CalzaPaolo Calza, Additive Design & Technologies - Manager, Avio Aero - a GE Aviation Business
17:4518:00Round Table discussion
18:00End of the Conference

If you fly in a plane in the next few years, you are statistically likely to be flying in one that contains 3D-printed parts. The Aerospace industry is a great example of utilization of 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing (AM).

Not only OEMs, and suppliers are applying 3D Printing, but airlines are seeing the potential and are investing in 3D printing capabilities within their own facilities.

However there are some roadblocks to be taken, like the slow adoption of achieving airworthiness certification from authorities such as the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).

The Conference program offers aerospace professionals the chance to learn about and to look at challenges / opportunities from different perspectives using Additive Manufacturing in their professional use.

Who should attend?
Any person who is involved in the value chain of creating / manufacturing aerospace products / services, from designer to engineer, from researcher to supplier, from toolmaker to software developer and from quality control to production. We invite you to visit the website to find out why you should attend the conference.

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